Poll: Majority disapproves of latest ObamaCare repeal bill

Poll: Majority disapproves of latest ObamaCare repeal bill
© Greg Nash

A majority of Americans in a new survey doesn't approve of the GOP's latest ObamaCare repeal bill.

A CBS News poll finds 52 percent of Americans disapprove of the GOP's latest effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

Just 20 percent of respondents in the poll approve of the bill, sponsored by Sens. Bill CassidyWilliam (Bill) Morgan CassidyOvernight Health Care: Senators target surprise medical bills | Group looks to allow Medicaid funds for substance abuse programs | FDA launches anti-vaping campaign for teens Bipartisan senators unveil proposal to crack down on surprise medical bills Outdated global postal system hurts US manufacturers MORE (R-La.) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin Graham GOP senator: Kavanaugh accuser 'moving the goalposts' Collins: Kavanaugh accuser should 'reconsider,' testify on Monday Grassley willing to send staff to California to speak with Kavanaugh accuser MORE (R-S.C.).

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More than one-quarter of those surveyed did not give an opinion.

Even among Republicans, approval ratings for the bill don't reach 50 percent.

Only 46 percent of Republicans approve of the bill. Eighteen percent of independents approve of the legislation, and just 2 percent of Democrats say the same.

Forty-two percent of Americans also think the GOP is moving too fast in its efforts to repeal ObamaCare, according to the poll.

The poll was conducted from Sept. 21 to 24 among 1,202 respondents. Its margin of error is 3 percentage points.

Congressional Republicans are facing the possibility of failure in their efforts to repeal ObamaCare.

Republicans including Sens. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump administration weakens methane pollution standards for drilling on public lands Another recession could hit US in 2019, says credit union association chief R-E-S-P-E-C-T: One legacy of Franklin and McCain is up to us MORE (R-Ariz.) and Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulConservatives left frustrated as Congress passes big spending bills Senate approves 4B spending bill Some employees' personal data revealed in State Department email breach: report MORE (R-Ky.) have said they plan to vote against the measure, and Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsCollins: My office has gotten 'pretty ugly voicemails, threats' over Kavanaugh The Memo: Tide turns on Kavanaugh Budowsky: Kavanaugh and the rights of women MORE (R-Maine) has expressed strong reservations with the bill.

Republicans can afford to lose only two votes to pass the bill in the face of unanimous Democratic opposition.